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Closing the gender digital divide, opening opportunities for women in agriculture

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are promoted as an equaliser of opportunities – but this is not always the case for women. Several African initiatives are demonstrating the critical contribution that information and knowledge can…

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Seed fairs: an innovative climate-smart practice to obtain stress-tolerant seeds

A major concern for smallholder farmers at the start of each season is to choose and source seeds, and with the advent of climate change, this is more critical than ever. As part of a CTA-led initiative to help farmers counter drought and other extre…

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1207 Results in projects and events

Oct 29

5th Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) Conference & Exhibition

AWIEF Conference brings together on an annual basis, business leaders, public decision-makers and investors from Africa and around the world for two days of discussions on innovative and sustainable solutions to challenges in the development and growth of women-owned and women-led businesses needed to transform the African economy.

Location:
Cape Town, South Africa

Sep 2

African Green Revolution Forum 2019

Africa is on the move, with signs of progress and growing prosperity for millions of its people. The continent has witnessed sustained economic growth and a modernisation of its economy for more than two decades powered by an increasingly inclusive agricultural transformation and by rapid growth in digital innovations. 

Location:
Accra, Ghana

Aug 21

Climate finance and support mechanisms for a resilient agriculture sector in West and Central Africa

As African agriculture is mainly rainfed, smallholder farmers and food security are vulnerable to the vagaries of the weather. Adaptation and resilience in Africa’s agriculture is critically important and has assumed a priority in policy discourse and development agenda in the continent. Increasing investment to support adaptation and resilience of agriculture has been identified as one of th…

Aug 14

African Dairy Conference and Exhibition

The African Dairy Conference and Exhibition brings together all major stakeholders in the African dairy industry including business leaders, government representatives, technology entrepreneurs, research institutions, and multinational investment firms looking to expand into the region.

Location:
Harambee Ave, Nairobi City, Kenya

Jul 29

National workshop on NDCs, climate finance and co-investments for agriculture in Jamaica

Agriculture is central to any debate on climate change given the enormous responsibility placed on the sector to produce 60% more food by 2050 despite changing climatic uncertainties. The case for increased investment in climate-smart agriculture has been articulated in different forums as a way to promote agricultural transformation and chart a path to scale u…
Location:
Kingston, Jamaica

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